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Trainee Rehabilitation Officer for Visually Impaired People

Vacancy Details

Salary: £19,312 - £20,092
Location: Ty Parcyrhun
Region: Ammanford
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Communities
Category: ***REDEPLOYMENT***
Closing Date: 05/09/2021
Date Posted: 04/30/2021
Reference: 029238


*This post is restricted to staff on the Redeployment Register only*

Closing Date: 09/05/2021

Integrated Services / Ty Parcyrhun

Trainee Rehabilitation Officer for Visually Impaired People

£19,312 - £20,092 (Grade D)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated person to join the Sensory Impairment Team. 

This trainee role will provide the successful applicant with opportunity; 

• To work with experienced Rehabilitation Officers to assess and provide appropriate interventions to rehabilitate individuals who have a vision impairment whilst receiving work-based training and advice. 
• Support to attend a 2-year Foundation degree course in Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) currently in Birmingham City University
• On successfully completing the course, to then work within the team as a qualified Rehabilitation Officer for Visually Impaired People

A basic knowledge of Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Karen Roderick, Interim Senior Rehabilitation Officer for Vision Impairment on 01269 590261 / 

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual. The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Have you completed the Redeployment Registration Form and returned it to the Rec
  • Are you currently employed by Carmarthenshire County Council?


Vacancy Links:

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Contact Name: Karen Roderick
Telephone: 01269 590261
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